Nepal has international reputation in paragliding securing 2nd position after Japan in Asian Games 2018 held in Indonesia. Similarly, bungy jumping of Bhote-Koshi is supposed to be the first of its type in South Asia. In trekking, Great Himalayan Trail is a world renowned adventurous trekking trail from east to west of Nepal at an altitude of 5000 meters along with Annapurna circuit trek.
New constitution will ensure women's rights: DPM Singh
Kathmandu, Aug 9: Deputy prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Prakashman Singh, has said that the new constitution would ensure the women's rights.
At a programme organised by Kathmandu Constituency No 7 on the occasion of the 68th establishment day of the Nepal Womens Association, here today, Deputy prime Minister Singh said that suggestions of all would be incorporated as homework was underway to present the disputed issues of the constitution at Constituent Assembly (CA) by holding discussion on it at the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee.
Stating that the political parties have reached at the major point of constitution writing, he said the new statute would be brought among people as soon as possible by fulfilling rules and process.
DPM Singh, also the General Secretary of the Nepali Congress, said that role of women was significant in Nepal's democratic movement and added that discussion was underway on how to represent women in upper strata of the state mechanism.
Similarly, Kathmandu President of the NC and lawmaker Bhimsendas Pradhan said that regional leadership development training would play a significant role in the local bodies election.
Leader Pradhan stressed that the women should implement the achieved rights rather than seeking it.Lawmaker Rajya Laxmi Shrestha and Kathmandu President of Nepal Womens Association, Bishnu Devi Pudasaini, recalled the role played by Mangladevi Singh, founder of the Association in the promotion of democracy and advancement of women in Nepal.
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